Apple hiring iOS engineers for Siri development

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Apple hiring iOS engineers for Siri development

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According to the descriptions of recent jobs posting on its Web site, Apple is looking for iOS engineers to join its Siri development team to help implement user interface (UI) design for the voice-activated assistant included on every iPhone 4S.

The primary objective of the first position would be to help develop the look and feel of the conversational UI elements while using Siri. This includes a variety of tasks, as the post explains, “we [Apple ] take every application that Siri interacts with, distill it down to fundamentals, and implement that application’s UI in a theme fitting with Siri.”

Sounds easy enough. The post goes on to call Siri a “miniature OS within the OS.” Qualifications are as expected, a solid background in Objective-C and iOS programming and software development.

A second post states Apple ‘s need for a senior iOS software engineer, performing similar functions as the first opening, but with more experience.

With Siri continually making headlines for finding (or not finding) various query requests and … [Read more]

Apple hiring iOS engineers for Siri development

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